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slice

[ slahys ]
/ slaɪs /
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noun
verb (used with object), sliced, slic·ing.
verb (used without object), sliced, slic·ing.
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Origin of slice

1300–50; (noun) Middle English s(c)lice<Old French esclice, noun derivative of esclicer to split up <Frankish *slitjan, akin to Old English slītan,Old Norse slīta,Dutch slījten (see slit); (v.) late Middle English sklicen<Old French esclicer

OTHER WORDS FROM slice

slice·a·ble, adjectiveslic·ing·ly, adverbpre·slice, verb (used with object), pre·sliced, pre·slic·ing.un·sliced, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for slice

slice
/ (slaɪs) /

noun
verb

Derived forms of slice

sliceable, adjectiveslicer, noun

Word Origin for slice

C14: from Old French esclice a piece split off, from esclicier to splinter
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Other Idioms and Phrases with slice

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